DEPARTMENT 22

MAJOR CONTESTS

 

SECTION 1

 

Little Miss Fair Princess Contest

Sponsored by TRUIST BANK

 

CLASS                                                                                                                                    PREMIUMS

01    Little Miss Fair Princess                                                        $50.00       $25.00

                For Five- to Nine-Year-Olds

RULES FOR LITTLE MISS FAIR PRINCESS CONTEST:

1. Be present at the fair for evening shows and presentation of awards.

2. Participate in parades.            

3. Participate in fair sponsored activities throughout the year.

4. Cannot be a previous winner.

5. Must be five years old as of July 1, 2022.

6. Little Misses must be ages five (5) to nine (9) and MUST remain 9 through the 2022 year.

7. Must be a resident of Fulton County.

8. MUST be present for Meet and Greet on Tues., July 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the McConnellsburg Office of TRUIST Bank.

9. Registration deadline is Friday, July 15, 2022.

For more information, contact TRUIST Bank at 717-485-3123

 

SECTION 2

Truck and Semi Pulling Classes

 

For complete listing of rules, please see Listie Grove website. www.listiegrove.net/rulebooks

 

Contact Dave Weller at 814-442-3262.  There is a $15.00 per hook fee.

 

Pay-outs:

 

Showroom – Trophies

Big Block Street:  $50 - $40 - $30 - $20 - $10

Small Block Street:  $50 - $40 - $30 - $20 - $10

Big Block High Output:  $70 - $60 - $50 - $40 - $30

Small Block High Output:  $70 - $60 - $50 - $40 - $30

Diesel Street 2.5:  $50 - $40 - $30 - $20 - $10

Diesel Street 2.6:  $50 - $40 - $30 - $20 - $10

Hot Street 2.55:  $70 - $60 - $50 - $40 - $30

Modified Diesel 2.65:  $70 - $60 - $50 - $40 - $30

Semis – Payouts will be based on the number of pullers

 

 

 

TRACTOR PULL RULES

This pull is a part of the annual Fulton County Fair. It is conducted to demonstrate the pulling ability of “FARM TRACTORS” and for the entertainment of Fair Spectators. We want this to be a friendly competition and expect that all owners and operators will maintain the same attitude at all times

 

If you have any questions about anything, please ask a Track Official. We want everything clearly understood in order to avoid the possibility of drama and disputes after the pull starts. In the event of a dispute, the final decision lies with the Track Officials and Fair Event Committee. Their decision will stand and is not open to appeal. We expect this to be a friendly competition and anticipate that all owners and operators will maintain this same attitude at all times.

 

Any questions regarding the pulls can be directed to Brandon Morton at 240-285-8473. These are the same rules Grease, Steam and Rust use. All prizes are trophies. 

 

Classic Antique Years: 1939 to 1960. Weight Classes: 6,000 lbs. – 7,000 lbs. – 8,000 lbs. – 9,000 lbs.

 

Farm Stock:  Weight Classes: 7,500 lbs. – 9,500 lbs. – 12,500 lbs. – 15,500 lbs. – 17,500 lbs. – 19,500 and over lbs.

 

There will be a $15.00 SLED FEE NO EXCEPTIONS per tractor, per class, payable on registration. No tractor may pull in more than ONE WEIGHT class.  WE RESERVE the right to alter or add to these weight classes if the need arises. All tractors are required to weigh before they pull as well as coming off the track at Fair Track Staff discretion.   You may exceed a weight class by no more than 50-POUNDS if you have removable weights.  You may exceed a weight class by no more than 250-POUNDS. If the overall weight of the tractor does not include any removable weights.

Engines: Stock engines only. Turbos are permitted, factory installed ONLY. No superchargers. The injection pump must be stock. Fuel metering devices may be set anywhere. May not exceed factory rated RPM’s and OR horsepower by more than 20%. We reserve the right to check any questionable engine on a dynamometer.

Hitches:   ALL hitch / drawbar may not exceed 20” from the ground level to top of the hitch point.  Hitch heights will be checked on scales during weigh-in. In the absence of a pulling loop, use a clevis and a ¾” bolt tightened. This too will be checked on the scales. Be sure your hitch is approved.

Drivers: All drivers must be at least sixteen (16) years old. Young drivers may be required to provide proof of age. All operators will be required to sign a release relieving the sponsor from all personal and property liability.

Safety: The head flagman will determine when a condition is unsafe (front end float, bounce, speed, weight or parts falling off tractor, fire, etc.) and: will “RED FLAG” the puller immediately. Front-end float is not to exceed knee height or at the decision of the flagman. The tractor must be kept within the boundaries of the track at all times. The FLAGMAN’S DECISION IS FINAL. Only track officials are permitted on the track after a tractor starts to pull.

Pulling: A puller may stop within the 75-foot mark for any reason. Any tractor pulling less than 75-feet will be returned to the start line and re-started. The re-start is final.

Traction Devices: Only pneumatic, conventional or radial tires are permitted.  NO cut tires permitted.  Four wheel drives are not permitted to pull in competition.

If you have any questions about anything, please ask track officials. We want everything clearly understood in order to avoid the possibility of disputes after each pull starts. In the event of a deadlocked dispute, the final decision lies with the officers and directors of the organization. Their decision will stand and is not open to appeal. We expect this to be a friendly competition and anticipate that all owners and operators will maintain this attitude at all times.

 

IF YOU FARM WITH IT, WE WILL PULL IT… We thank you for coming and wish you good luck. No Harassment will be tolerated towards any Fair or GSR member, track official or anyone helping.  We are all volunteers.  You will be asked to leave.

 

 

Hot Farm Stock: Weight Classes: 7,500 lbs. – 9,500 lbs. – 12,500 lbs.

 

Cash Payout-Must have 5-pullers per class.

There will be a $15.00 SLED FEE NO EXCEPTIONS per tractor, per class, payable on registration. No tractor may pull in more than ONE WEIGHT class.   WE RESERVE the right to alter or add to these weight classes if the need arises. All tractors are required to weigh before they pull as well as coming off the track at Fair Track Staff discretion.

Weight: may include liquid ballast, factory wheel weights, frame weights, suitcase or wafer weights, securely mounted on weight brackets. You may exceed a weight class by no more than 50-POUNDS if you have removable weights.  You may exceed a weight class by no more than 250-POUNDS. If the overall weight of the tractor does not include any removable weights.

Engines: Stock engines block only. Turbos are permitted. No superchargers unless factory installed. Fuel metering devices may be set anywhere.

Hitches:  ALL hitch / drawbar may not exceed 20” from the ground level to top of the hitch point

Hitch heights will be checked on scales during weigh-in. In the absence of a pulling loop, use a clevis and a ¾” bolt tightened. This too will be checked on the scales. Be sure your hitch is approved.

Drivers: All drivers must be at least sixteen (16) years old. Young drivers may be required to provide proof of age. All operators will be required to sign a release relieving the sponsor from all personal and property liability.

Safety: The head flagman will determine when a condition is unsafe (front end float, bounce, speed, weight or parts falling off tractor, fire, etc.) and: will “RED FLAG” the puller immediately. Front-end float is not to exceed knee height or at the decision of the flagman. The tractor must be kept within the boundaries of the track at all times. The FLAGMAN’S DECISION IS FINAL. Only track officials are permitted on the track after a tractor starts to pull.

Pulling: A puller may stop within the 75-foot mark for any reason. Any tractor pulling less than 75-feet will be returned to the start line and re-started. The re-start is final.

Traction Devices: Only pneumatic, conventional or radial tires are permitted.  NO cut tires permitted. Four wheel drives are not permitted to pull in competition.

If you have any questions about anything, please ask track officials. We want everything clearly understood in order to avoid the possibility of disputes after each pull starts. In the event of a deadlocked dispute, the final decision lies with the officers and directors of the organization. Their decision will stand and is not open to appeal. We expect this to be a friendly competition and anticipate that all owners and operators will maintain this attitude at all times.

 

No Harassment will be tolerated towards any Fair or GSR member, track official or anyone helping.  We are all volunteers.  You will be asked to leave.

Full list of rules – www.gsandr.com.

no alcoholic beverages permitted on the grounds at any time!

 

 

 

Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pulls

Sponsored by McConnellsburg Motor & Implement

This is a Pedal Tractor Pull put on for the enjoyment of kids & spectators at the Fulton County Fair.

This competition involves children peddling a Modified Pedal Tractor while pulling a small weight transfer sled as far as he/she can.

 

The children will be separated into different age groups. The classes will basically be broken into 6 groups of children by 2 year age increments.

                3-4 year old

                5-6 year old

                7-8 year old

                9-10 year old

                11-12 year old

                13-14 year old

There is no cost/fee for a child to participate. All participants will be awarded some type of ribbon.

 

Any questions concerning the Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pulls can be directed to Shain Mellott at cell # (717) 658-6580.

 

SECTION 3

 

DEMOLITION DERBY RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

Sponsored by McConnellsburg VFW Post 655

$2,000 TOTAL PURSE!!

Pit Passes: Drivers $25 (additional car $5); pit passes (non-driver over age 14) $15 / each

No one under age 14 is permitted in pit area.

 

GENERAL RULES:

ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR INTOXICATED PEOPLE IN THE PITS. Alcohol will be confiscated and intoxicated parties ejected and possibly arrested.
Children under the age of 14 are not permitted in the pit area.
All persons in the pit area must display the official wristband for the event or they will be asked to leave the pit area.
Drivers, officials and towing personnel are the only people allowed on the track before, during and after the event.
Drivers must be 16 years old to participate.
All drivers are required to wear an approved safety helmet and eye protection. Full face helmets, neck braces and long sleeves are recommended.
A functional seat belt is required and MUST be worn until the heat is completed. Drivers must stay in vehicles with helmet and belt on until the event is over. Car and driver will be disqualified for the evening if they unhook seatbelt or remove helmet while under green.
All vehicles must be completely stripped prior to arrival at the track. This includes all windows, windshield, lights, chrome moldings, plastic bumper covers and fiberglass header panels and interior. All vehicles must be swept clean of debris including glass and dirt. Do NOT break glass in the doors. All air conditioning systems must be drained and rubber hoses removed. Inner door padding is recommended.
All cars must be clearly marked on both sides and on the roof with 18” high numbers. Roof signs are allowed but no manor of roof sign mounting may strengthen vehicle in any way. Profanity is not allowed on vehicles.
Passengers are not allowed to ride in or on the demolition derby cars at any time. This includes pit areas, parking lots and driveways. A 5 MPH speed limit MUST be maintained at all times in the pit area, parking lot and driveways.
All vehicles must have a working brake system at all times No Exceptions!
Heat winners may run a car which has been in the current derby. Car and / or driver can only qualify once.
Any vehicle that does not make an aggressive hit within one minute on a live car will be timed out.
Officials will shut down any vehicle they deem a safety risk. This includes the battery or fuel tank coming loose; vehicles which are leaking fluid; seat or seat belt breaking, etc.

 

This is a compact derby only. NO full size cars, 4x4’s, SUVs or Jeeps allowed.

COMPACT CARS:

4 cylinder class: any factory stock American or foreign car or station wagon with 105” stock wheelbase or less. Four cylinder engines only.
6 cylinder class: any factory stock American or foreign car with 112” stock wheelbase or less. Only six cylinder engines or less will be allowed.

 

***ONLY THE MODIFICATIONS MENTIONED BELOW WILL BE ALLOWED TO CAR BODY AND FRAME***

An approved metal aluminum or stainless gas tank / fuel cell or an approved plastic marine tank must be used. Max 10 gallons. All tanks and lines must be free of any leaks. No plastic lines. Fuel tanks must be securely mounted to the floor, no bungee cords or any sort of rubber tie down is permitted. No factory gas tanks permitted under or in the vehicle. Fuel tank must have rubber cover.
The battery must be securely mounted in a battery hold down box of some kind and be located on the passenger floor board area. The box must be securely mounted to the floor. No bungee cords or rubber ties downs are permitted. Cover the top of the batter with rubber covering. Only one battery is permitted.
It is highly recommended that you run at least a steel pipe or square tubing behind driver’s seat from door post to door post. A simple 4 point cage consisting of a seat, dash and two door bars will be allowed. Dash bars must be 5” from transmission tunnel and firewall. Door bars may not extend past firewall and no further back than the center of the rear doors. Max diameter of pipe or tubing will be 4x4. All bars must be securely welded in place. You may mount gas tank / cell to rear of seat bar.
Bumpers:

Any factory OEM automotive bumpers will be permitted. NO homemade, loaded or fabricated bumpers.
No modifications to bumpers (ends may be cut for clearance but must remain open).
A piece of 4x4x1/4 square tubing must remain flat no modifications. Ends must remain open. May be used only on front of car flush with original fenders width.
You may run support inside or outside of frame for bumper support. No further than 1 ft. This WILL be checked.
You may collapse and weld bumper shocks to the frame and the bumper.
You may 9 wire or chain front bumper to sheet metal only on front and back 2 spots max.

The hood may be secured in 6 places using max 3/8” chain, two loops of #9 wire per hold down spot or banded. Or the hood may be bolted down in 4 spots with ½” x 8” all thread and 3” max washers.

         ** Hood must be open upon coming to inspection. ** 

         Doors and trunk / tailgate may be secured in the same manner as the hood or you may weld 2 6”x6”x1/4” per

         seam. Solid welding of doors or trunk / tailgate will not be allowed.

There must be a minimum 12” diameter hole cut out in the center of the hood and trunk. Station wagon inner decks must be visible for inspection purposes. You may use 12 3/8” bolts around hood and trunk hole cut out.
Rear frame rails may be notched or dimpled to allow trunk to bend. No other frame modifications are allowed.
You must maintain a 1” gap between body and frame. This includes sub and k frames. Body mount bolts may not travel through the floor. However you may replace up to 4 body mounts using ¾” diameter bolts with 3”x3” washers. Bolts may pass through the frame and must maintain a 1” gap between body and frame.
Engine and transmission swaps are allowed. Engine mounts may be welded in place. You may use 2 pieces of 3/8 chain to help secure the engine. Chains must only be secured to engine cross member.
All cooling systems must be original equipment or less and must be located in the engine compartment under the hood. No cooling system fluids (motor oil, transmission or water) are permitted in the driver’s compartment. No auxiliary tanks are permitted. You may use fan of choice but steel fan blades are not permitted. Water only can be used. NO antifreeze.
Any OEM passenger car suspension may be used. Must have working shocks on all four corners. However shocks may be stuffed or clamped. Tie rods and ball joints may be swapped but must remain factory or OEM replacement only. Coil springs may be changed. No locked / solid suspension. No leaf spring conversions or relocation of leaf springs. Stock leaf springs packs only. No adding or flipping of leaf springs. Two after market or replacement leaf clamps are permitted per side. No hump chains of any kind are allowed.
Any tire will be permitted. No studded tires or split rims. All wheel weights must be removed. Compacts may have solid wheels on the rear only.
Any of the following bolt in pieces may not strengthen the car in any way. Aftermarket shifters, gas and brake pedals will be allowed. Any steering column of your choice may be run. Upright headers are also allowed but must point straight up.
Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any car at any time, before, during or after the event. Any cars due prize money will be re-inspected before prize money is paid.
This is to be a stock style show with limited welding. Any extra welding will be completely removed or result in disqualification depending on the severity of the rule infraction.
Cars must be removed from the fairgrounds by 10:00 am the day after the derby.

 

THE DECISION OF THE OFFICIALS IS FINAL. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS

 

SECTION 4

ATV Dirt Drags

All classes; general rules and vehicle specific rules as well as vehicle descriptions are listed below. For additional information call Daryl at 717-830-0224.

Classes:

MINI-MINI & MINI-MINI ATV                                               AMATEUR ATV

Class # Description                                                                Class # Description   

0-70 cc Dirt Bike                                                          1. 145-300cc 4 stroke
0-70 cc+ ATV                                                               2. 301 – 400cc 4 stroke
71-110 cc Dirt Bike                                                      3. 401 – 500cc 4 stroke
71-125 CC Stock ATV                                                 4. 501 – 700cc 4 stroke

Mini-Mini Modified ATV                                                                  5. 500 – 800cc 4x4 ATV

      5A. 000-125 2 Stroke                                                               6. 800 – 1000cc 4x4 ATV

      5B. 000-145 4 Stroke                                                               7. 50 – 200cc 2 stroke

Mini-Mini Modified Dirt Bike                                                           8. 201 – 250cc 2 stroke

     6A. 000-125 2 Stroke                                                                9. 301 – 350cc 2 stroke

     6B. 000-145 4 Stroke                                                              

 

 

SEMI-PRO ATV                                                                     DIRTBIKE

Class # Description                                                                   Class # Description

350-430 2 Stroke                                                          1. 076 – 110cc
431-525 2 Stroke                                                          2. 111 – 180cc
526-650 2 Stroke                                                          3. 181 – 200+ 250 4 stroke
431-495 4 Stroke                                                          4. 211 – 310 450 4 stroke
496-570 4 Stroke                                                          5. 311 – 410cc
571-700 4 Stroke                                                          6. 411 – 550 cc

                                                7. 551 – 750cc

                                                                                                        8. 751 – up cc

                                                                                     9. 750 4 stroke

 

Drag Race Driver Registration: $15   Buy Backs: $5   Pit Pass: $10       Open Class Fee: $10



Registration starts at 4 pm. Registration closes at 6 pm. No exceptions-no late entries! Mandatory drivers meeting at 6:15 pm followed by practice run at 6:30 pm. One practice drag per driver / vehicle is allowed.  Drag Races will start at approximately 7 pm following practice runs.

Drag Racing Area:
All Drag Racing will be conducted on a dirt surface.
Two side-by-side lanes will be marked by a white lime lines and/or traffic cones.
The track will be "worked" to ensure a safe and fair drag race. This may include disking, watering, and rolling the track.
The "Drag Race Track" will be set between 200 feet.

Pit Passes:
All dirt drag racers, pits crew members and associated parties must sign an insurance waiver and wear a prominently displayed pit pass. Pit passes are $10 each and available at the vehicle registration.


**Rules and Classes used are that of the Fulton County Fair Association. General and vehicles specific rules and classes are listed separately below.**

GENERAL RULES FOR DIRT DRAG RACING APPLIES TO ALL DRAG RACING EVENTS:      **See ATV  Specific Drag Racing Rules for Additional Rules** General rules apply to every class, all drivers, vehicles and pit crew members in the pits.

1. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITTED ANYWHERE ON THE GROUNDS!   Open or closed container does not matter. This is non-negotiable. Any violation of this rule will lead to racer and pit crew automatically being escorted off the grounds without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

2. All individuals planning to participate in dirt drag races must register, pay the entry fees, submit their vehicle to inspection, sign the insurance waiver, and wear "prominently displayed" pit pass. No one is to be in the pit area without signing the insurance waiver, and wearing a "prominently displayed" Pit Pass.

3. Elimination format will be determined by the head official.

4. All dirt drag drivers must wear shirt, pants and shoes in competition. ATV drivers see more specifications under ATV rules.

5. All dirt drag racing is performed at racers own risk.

6. A technical and safety inspection by officials is required at time of registration. Any decisions by the officials regarding what class a vehicle may participate in are FINAL!!

7. Each vehicle must have the class and participant number written on the vehicle by the event staff for quick identification purposes for even officials the announcer and the spectators.

8. All drivers are required to attend driver's meeting prior of start of event.

9. Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any vehicle participating in the event.

10. Excessive loss of liquid on the track or loss of parts is caused for disqualification.

11. Any vehicle that touches the white line, traffic cones, or Jersey Barricades either side of the truck's lane will be disqualified.

12. Winners will return to the staging area immediately in order to receive staging instructions for their next race.

13. ANY and ALL rules are subject to alteration by officials for the needs of the event. Officials will attempt to relay any event rule alterations at the driver's meeting prior to the event starting.

14. Failure to observe any and all rules by driver or pit crew may result in disqualification without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

15. The use of foul language, arguing with event officials, or other unsportsmanlike conduct is cause for disqualification of BOTH the driver and the vehicle for the event!! Such actions will also be considered cause for being barred from future events.

16. Driver is responsible for the actions and conduct of his or her own pit crew.

17. All drag racing decisions such as winners and possible disqualifications are FINAL. There is NO APPEAL PROCESS.

18. It takes 3 machines/ riders to make a class. If there are less than 3 machines / riders in one class, then classes will be consolidated at the discretion of the officials.                                                              

Safety considerations:

1. No speeding or hot rodding in the pit area. Any vehicle in the opinion of "event officials" engaging in "horseplay" or operating in an unsafe manner may be ejected from the event, escorted out of the pit area, disqualified, and barred from future events.

2. Driver must stay with their vehicle while their class is participating. Failure to stay with your vehicle can result in a disqualification. Drivers may not leave the driver’s seat while vehicle is on the track.  Driver will take all directions from the officials while on the track and in the pit area.

3. No one is permitted on track except officials and dirt drag racers. The only exception is: pit crew members are only permitted on track to aid in restarting a disabled participating vehicle.

ATV Specific Drag Racing Rules **See General Drag Racing Rules for Additional Rules**

1. All riders must meet the following safety requirements in order to participate: helmet - goggles - long sleeves - long pants - no holes in any of your clothing  

2. Fully operation kill switch is required.   

3. No passengers are permitted on ATVs.  

4.  Any driver who is under 16 MUST have a consent waiver signed by a parent or guardian. 

5. Rider will be determined age appropriate to machine at officials discretion.

Mini-Mini: For novice and beginner riders. All machines must start under their own power if asked to. No pushing or holding will be allowed. A parent may only balance the machine at the starting line. The penalty for parents caught pushing to gain speed or holding to avoid a red light will take a loss for that round. Must retain OEM or OEM style after market gaskets, pistons, rod, crank, and clutch assemblies. No stroked cranks and long rods.

Mini-Mini 4 wheel ATV: 000-125 2 Stroke and 000-145 4 stroke modified. Entries are allowed stroke cranks, after-market ignitions, intakes, carburetors, exhaust and clutches, cylinder and head changes and port work. Frame modifications may be allowed with the approval. Factory installed engines only.

Amateur ATV:  Entries must have OEM swing arm, stock bore, no stroked cranks or long rods. Restricted to gasoline only. Must retain stock rod length, no port work. No head, frame, or clutch modifications. Stock carburetor with no modifications, cast mark must be present, no polishing. Gearing, jetting, and tire style changes are permitted. No struts. Must retain OEM wheel diameter. After market pipes, reed cage modifications or changes, air filters, and air box modifications or removal will be allowed. No NOS (nitrous) or tire studs. Front brakes are optional in 450cc modified and up.

Semi-Pro ATV: Entries may not have a larger than 14 inch diameter rear wheel. Bodies – a gas tank shell similar to stock with the engine manufacturer’s logo is highly recommended. Aftermarket frame allowed, if deemed safe by the board. All chassis must have working front and rear brakes. Entries restricted to off-road motorcycles and 4-wheeler based engines only.  Front brakes are optional in 450cc modified and up.

Dirt Bikes: No stroked cranks or long rods; 4 stroke entries limited to stock bore with no stroked cranks or long rods. Entries are restricted to gasoline only. After market carburetors and pipes are permitted. OEM stock frames, no changes, no extended swing arms are permitted. No struts. Must retain stock forks. OEM diameter wheels are required. No car tire style rear wheels or tires bar or capped are permitted. Re-grooving is NOT allowed. No auxiliary starters are permitted.

 

 

SECTION 5

4-Wheeler Rodeo

All classes; general rules and vehicle specific rules as well as vehicle descriptions are listed below. For additional information call Pat at 717-552-9543.

Classes:

Mini (199 cc and under) AND under 12 years old

200 to 399cc

400 cc and above

Open

Events:

Pole Bending                                 Clover leaf                                      100 yard Dash

Race Driver Registration: $10/class/event   Buy Backs: $5   Pit Pass: $10      
Registration starts at 5:00pm. Registration closes at 5:30pm. No exceptions-no late entries! Mandatory drivers meeting at 5:45pm. Races will start at 6pm.

Racing Area: Racing will be conducted on a dirt surface.



Pit Passes:  All racers, pits crew members and associated parties must sign an insurance waiver and wear a prominently displayed pit pass. Pit passes are $10 each and available at the vehicle registration.



**Rules and Classes used are that of the Fulton County Fair Association. General and vehicles specific rules and classes are listed separately below.**

GENERAL RULES FOR RACING APPLIES TO ALL RACING EVENTS:      **See ATV  Specific Racing Rules for Additional Rules** General rules apply to every class, all drivers, vehicles and pit crew members in the pits.

1. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITTED ANYWHERE ON THE GROUNDS!   Open or closed container does not matter. This is non-negotiable. Any violation of this rule will lead to racer and pit crew automatically being escorted off the grounds without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

2. All individuals planning to participate in races must register, pay the entry fees, submit their vehicle to inspection, sign the insurance waiver, and wear "prominently displayed" pit pass. No one is to be in the pit area without signing the insurance waiver, and wearing a "prominently displayed" Pit Pass.

3. Elimination format will be determined by the head official.

4. All drivers must wear shirt, pants and shoes in competition. ATV drivers see more specifications under ATV rules.

5. All racing is performed at racers own risk.

6. A technical and safety inspection by officials is required at time of registration. Any decisions by the officials regarding what class a vehicle may participate in are FINAL!!

7. Each vehicle must have the class and participant number written on the vehicle by the event staff for quick identification purposes for even officials the announcer and the spectators.

8. All drivers are required to attend driver's meeting prior of start of event.

9. Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any vehicle participating in the event.

10. Excessive loss of liquid on the track or loss of parts is caused for disqualification.

11. Any vehicle that touches the white line, traffic cones, or Jersey Barricades either side of the truck's lane will be penalized or disqualified.

12. Winners will return to the staging area immediately in order to receive staging instructions for their next race.

13. ANY and ALL rules are subject to alteration by officials for the needs of the event. Officials will attempt to relay any event rule alterations at the driver's meeting prior to the event starting.

14. Failure to observe any and all rules by driver or pit crew may result in disqualification without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

15. The use of foul language, arguing with event officials, or other unsportsmanlike conduct is cause for disqualification of BOTH the driver and the vehicle for the event!! Such actions will also be considered cause for being barred from future events.

16. Driver is responsible for the actions and conduct of his or her own pit crew.

17. All racing decisions such as winners and possible disqualifications are FINAL. There is NO APPEAL PROCESS.

18. It takes 3 machines/ riders to make a class. If there are less than 3 machines / riders in one class, then classes will be consolidated at the discretion of the officials.                                                              

Safety considerations:

1. No speeding or hot rodding in the pit area. Any vehicle in the opinion of "event officials" engaging in "horseplay" or operating in an unsafe manner may be ejected from the event, escorted out of the pit area, disqualified, and barred from future events.

2. Driver must stay with their vehicle while their class is participating. Failure to stay with your vehicle can result in a disqualification. Drivers may not leave the driver’s seat while vehicle is on the track.  Driver will take all directions from the officials while on the track and in the pit area.

3. No one is permitted on track except officials and racers. The only exception is: pit crew members are only permitted on track to aid in restarting a disabled participating vehicle.

ATV Specific Racing Rules **See General Racing Rules for Additional Rules**
1. All riders must meet the following safety requirements in order to participate: helmet - goggles - long sleeves - long pants - no holes in any of your clothing

2. Fully operation kill switch is required.   

3. No passengers are permitted on ATVs.

4.  Any driver who is under 16 MUST have a consent waiver signed by a parent or guardian.  

5. Rider will be determined age appropriate to machine at officials discretion.

SECTION 6

Tough Wheels Competition

 

Motor vehicles and ATV's will compete for the fastest time while navigating the off road course.

 

All classes; general rules and vehicle specific rules as well as vehicle descriptions are listed below. For additional information call Daryl at 717-830-0224.

Race Driver Registration: $15 (either ATV or Truck) or $20 for both ATV & Truck events 

Registration starts at 5:00 pm. Registration closes at 7pm. No exceptions-no late entries!  A mandatory driver meeting will be held prior to start of event. Tough Wheels will start right after 4 Wheel Rodeo.

**Tug of war event will be an optional event after timed tough wheel runs. Fee is an additional $5 if already participated in tough wheels. Vehicles must have a spot on rear to allow hook up for clevises.

Pit Passes:
All racers, pits crew members and associated parties must sign an insurance waiver and wear a prominently displayed pit pass. Pit passes are $10 each and available at the vehicle registration.

**Rules and Classes used are that of the Fulton County Fair Association. General and vehicles specific rules and classes are listed separately below.**

GENERAL RULES FOR TOUGH WHEELS RACING APPLIES TO ALL RACING EVENTS: **See ATV & Truck Specific Tough Wheels Rules for Additional Rules**                                       

General rules apply to every class, all drivers, vehicles and pit crew members in the pits.

This is an open class event. Participants will be running against the clock for time.

1. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITTED ANYWHERE ON THE GROUNDS!   Open or closed container does not matter. This is non-negotiable. Any violation of this rule will lead to racer and pit crew automatically being escorted off the grounds without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

2. All individuals planning to participate in tough wheels competition must register, pay the entry fees, submit their vehicle to inspection, sign the insurance waiver, and wear "prominently displayed" pit pass. No one is to be in the pit area without signing the insurance waiver, and wearing a "prominently displayed" Pit Pass.

3. Elimination format will be determined by the head official.

4. All competitors must wear shirt, pants and shoes in competition. ATV drivers see more specifications under ATV rules.

5. All tough wheels racing is performed at racers own risk.

6. A technical and safety inspection by officials is required at time of registration. Any decisions by the officials regarding what class a vehicle may participate in are FINAL!!

7. All drivers are required to attend driver's meeting prior of start of event.

8. Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any vehicle participating in the event.

9. Any vehicle that touches the white line, traffic cones, or Jersey Barricades either side of the truck's lane will be penalized by adding additional time to finishing time.

10. Winners will return to the staging area immediately in order to receive staging instructions for their next race.

11. ANY and ALL rules are subject to alteration by officials for the needs of the event. Officials will attempt to relay any event rule alterations at the driver's meeting prior to the event starting.

12. Failure to observe any and all rules by driver or pit crew may result in disqualification without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

13. The use of foul language, arguing with event officials, or other unsportsmanlike conduct is cause for disqualification of BOTH the driver and the vehicle for the event!! Such actions will also be considered cause for being barred from future events.

14. Driver is responsible for the actions and conduct of his or her own pit crew.

15. All racing decisions such as winners and possible disqualifications are FINAL. There is NO APPEAL PROCESS.

 

Safety considerations:

1. No speeding or hot rodding in the pit area. Any vehicle in the opinion of "event officials" engaging in "horseplay" or operating in an unsafe manner may be ejected from the event, escorted out of the pit area, disqualified, and barred from future events.

2. Driver must stay with their vehicle while their class is participating. Failure to stay with your vehicle can result in a disqualification. Drivers may not leave the driver’s seat while vehicle is on the track.  Driver will take all directions from the officials while on the track and in the pit area. 

3. No one is permitted on track except officials and racers. The only exception is: pit crew members are only permitted on track to aid in restarting a disabled participating vehicle.

 

ATV Specific Racing Rules **See General Tough Wheels Racing Rules for Additional Rules**
1. All riders must meet the following safety requirements in order to participate: DOT helmet - goggles - long sleeves - long pants - no holes in any of your clothing

2. Fully operation kill switch is required. 

3. No passengers are permitted on ATVs. 

4. Any driver who is under 16 must have a consent waiver signed by a parent or guardian.  

5. Rider will be determined age appropriate to machine at officials discretion.

6.  A motor sport approved neck collar is required.

 

Truck, SUV or Car Specific Tough Wheels Racing Rules **See General Rules for Additional Rules**                      

1. A valid photo driver's license is required for the driver. 

2. All Racers must be at least 16 years or older to enter any class. Any driver who is 16 or 17 must have a consent waiver signed by guardian.  

3. All Drivers must wear shirt, pants and shoes in competition.

4. Vehicle registration and insurance may be requested by officials for the showroom and street classes.

5. A windshield or wire mesh is recommended for all vehicles.  

6. Seatbelts are to be worn in ALL classes.

7. Passengers are not permitted.

8. 2 1/2 lb. fire extinguisher with gauge mounted on an approved mounting bracket within drivers reach is highly recommended

9. One 1" roll bar padding highly recommended within 18" of driver's helmet

10.  Complete firewall must protect the driver's compartment front and rear and shield from body side to body side

11. Open top vehicles must have approved cover and / or safety netting over driver's compartment

12. The use of arm restraints or approved window netting is highly recommended

13.  Vehicles without permanent doors must have approved side protection

14. No fuel, oil, and / or coolant lines in driver's compartment

15. All batteries must be securely fastened and covered with non-conductive material but not located in driver's compartment. Dry and / or gel batteries are highly recommended.

16.  A motor sport approved neck collar is highly recommended

17.  Approved automotive SNELL 90/DOT helmet

18.  A minimum of a production type shoulder and lap belt restraint system is required

19.  Valid photo identification and minimum age of 16

20.  No superchargers, turbochargers and / or nitrous oxide

21.  Pump gas and production high octane fuels are permitted. No fuel additives permitted.

22.  Radiator must remain in stock position. Electric fans are permitted and must be shrouded

23.  No composite, carbon fiber or fiberglass springs

24.  No cantilever or compound suspension

25.  Shock must stay within confines of stock production bodies. No adjustable shocks while vehicle is in motion are permitted

26.  Coll- over shocks and multiple shock kits are permitted

27. Wheel travel not to exceed 14" with positive limiting stops and straps / chains in place

28. All vehicles must use production type steering boxes. Hydraulic steering is not permitted

29.  No rear steering

30.  Vehicles must have operable brakes on all four wheels that apply adequate braking force to lock-up all wheels. No pinion brakes. No steering brakes

31.  Hubcaps and / or wheel coverings must be removed. All lug nuts in place.

32.  All tires and rims must be DOT approved. No vulcanization on tire.

33. Drive shaft loops are highly recommended.

34. Stock production frames only

35. Vehicles must resemble a truck, jeep or SUV. Bodies must completely cover the frame.

36. All vehicles must have adequate tow hooks in both front and rear

 

 

SECTION 7

Truck Dirt Drag Racing Rules

Dirt drags are co-hosted by the Fulton County Fair Association and the Grease, Steam, & Rust Association.

All classes; general rules and vehicle specific rules as well as vehicle descriptions are listed below. For additional information call Daryl at 717-830-0224.

Drag Race Driver Registration: $15, includes one class, except open class                                                                                 
Buy Backs: $5                              Pit Pass: $10                               Open Class Fee: $10
Registration starts at 4pm. Registration closes at 6pm. No exceptions-no late entries!

Mandatory drivers meeting at 6:15 pm followed by practice run at 6:30 pm. One practice drag per driver / vehicle is allowed.  Drag Races will start at approximately 7 pm following practice runs.

Drag Racing Area:
All Drag Racing will be conducted on a dirt surface.
Two side-by-side lanes will be marked by a white lime lines and/or traffic cones.
The track will be "worked" to ensure a safe and fair drag race. This may include disking, watering, and rolling the track.
The "Drag Race Track" will be set between 200 feet.

Pit Passes:
All dirt drag racers, pits crew members and associated parties must sign an insurance waiver and wear a prominently displayed pit pass. Pit passes are $10 each and available at the vehicle registration.



**Rules and Classes used are that of the Fulton County Fair Association. General and vehicles specific rules and classes are listed separately below.**

GENERAL RULES FOR DIRT DRAG RACING APPLIES TO ALL DRAG RACING EVENTS:      **See  Truck Specific Drag Racing Rules for Additional Rules** General rules apply to every class, all drivers, vehicles and pit crew members in the pits.

1. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITTED ANYWHERE ON THE GROUNDS!   Open or closed container does not matter. This is non-negotiable. Any violation of this rule will lead to racer and pit crew automatically being escorted off the grounds without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

2. All individuals planning to participate in dirt drag races must register, pay the entry fees, submit their vehicle to inspection, sign the insurance waiver, and wear "prominently displayed" pit pass. No one is to be in the pit area without signing the insurance waiver, and wearing a "prominently displayed" Pit Pass.

3. Elimination format will be determined by the head official.

4. All dirt drag drivers must wear shirt, pants and shoes in competition. ATV drivers see more specifications under ATV rules.

5. All dirt drag racing is performed at racers own risk.

6. A technical and safety inspection by officials is required at time of registration. Any decisions by the officials regarding what class a vehicle may participate in are FINAL!!

7. Each vehicle must have the class and participant number written on the vehicle by the event staff for quick identification purposes for even officials the announcer and the spectators.

8. All drivers are required to attend driver's meeting prior of start of event.

9. Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any vehicle participating in the event.

10. Excessive loss of liquid on the track or loss of parts is caused for disqualification.

11. Any vehicle that touches the white line, traffic cones, or Jersey Barricades either side of the truck's lane will be disqualified.

12. Winners will return to the staging area immediately in order to receive staging instructions for their next race.

13. ANY and ALL rules are subject to alteration by officials for the needs of the event. Officials will attempt to relay any event rule alterations at the driver's meeting prior to the event starting.

14. Failure to observe any and all rules by driver or pit crew may result in disqualification without the refunding of entry fees or pit passes.

15. The use of foul language, arguing with event officials, or other unsportsmanlike conduct is cause for disqualification of BOTH the driver and the vehicle for the event!! Such actions will also be considered cause for being barred from future events.

16. Driver is responsible for the actions and conduct of his or her own pit crew.

17. All drag racing decisions such as winners and possible disqualifications are FINAL. There is NO APPEAL PROCESS.

18. It takes 3 machines/ riders to make a class. If there are less than 3 machines / riders in one class, then classes will be consolidated at the discretion of the officials.                                                               

Safety considerations:

1. No speeding or hot rodding in the pit area. Any vehicle in the opinion of "event officials" engaging in "horseplay" or operating in an unsafe manner may be ejected from the event, escorted out of the pit area, disqualified, and barred from future events.                                                                                                 

2. Driver must stay with their vehicle while their class is participating. Failure to stay with your vehicle can result in a disqualification. Drivers may not leave the driver’s seat while vehicle is on the track.  Driver will take all directions from the officials while on the track and in the pit area.

3. No one is permitted on track except officials and dirt drag racers. The only exception is: pit crew members are only permitted on track to aid in restarting a disabled participating vehicle.

 

Truck Specific Dirt Drag Racing Rules **See General Rules for Additional Rules**                    

1.  A valid photo driver's license is required for the driver.

2. All Dirt Drag Racers must be at least 16 years or older to enter any class. Any driver who is 16 or 17 must have a consent waiver signed by guardian.     

3. All Dirt Drag Drivers must wear shirt, pants and shoes in competition. 

4. Vehicle registration and insurance may be requested by officials for the showroom and street classes.

5. All participating vehicles must be four wheel drive or front wheel drive.

6. All vehicles must have a windshield.    

7. Dual rear wheels are only permitted on trucks that came from factory with duals on them.    

8. Seatbelts are to be worn in ALL classes.   

9. Passengers are only permitted inside the vehicle and must wear a seatbelt.              

Dirt Drag Truck Racing is open to:   

1. Diesel and gasoline trucks with four wheel drive. Automatic and standard transmissions are permitted and may compete in one of (4) diesel or gasoline classes as determined by officials after technical inspection.

2. SUV’s and cars: Automatic and standard transmissions are permitted and will compete in a single class.                                                                                                                          

Truck / Car / SUV Drag Racing Classes:
Gas Classes:                                                                            Diesel Classes:
Absolute showroom gas                                                           Absolute showroom diesel
Street class gas                                                                        Street diesel
High output gas                                                                        Super street diesel
Outlaw gasser                                                                          Outlaw diesel



Car and SUV Open Class                                                       Open

Absolute Showroom Gas: This class is intended for gas trucks that are factory in options and appearance. This class is intended for daily drivers and work trucks with very few external add on's and no internal modifications. To put is as plain and simple as it can be stated, this class is for basically stock trucks, no modifications allowed in this class.
1. All general and truck specific drag racing rules apply.
2. 95% factory.
3. No internal or external modifications are permitted. (except air cleaner)
4. No Tuners or EFI Live.
5. Truck exhaust system must pass state inspection and inspection of officials.
6. An upgrade or aftermarket air cleaner is permitted.
7. Standard pump gas only (no racing fuel, alcohol, etc.)
8. Snow plow frames are permitted on front of truck.
9. No blocked suspension permitted.
10. No cut tires.



Street Class Gas: This class is intended for gas trucks that are slightly more than stock in options and appearance. These trucks will be a little hotter than those in "Absolute Showroom", however, must still be "Street Legal" (that means pass state inspection including paperwork). This class permits modifications as listed below:
1. All general rules apply.
2. The truck should look and sound-like an everyday driver.
3. Two external or internal add on's or modifications are permitted. Examples of such add on's or modifications would be an aluminum or aftermarket intake manifold, headers, or an aftermarket or upgraded carburetor.
4. Rough idle will be considered a modification
5. An upgraded or aftermarket air cleaner is permitted.
6. Truck exhaust system must pass state inspection and inspection of officials.
7. Posi-traction carriers allowed. No welded carriers or spools permitted in front rear or rear differential.
9. Rims up to a maximum of 10 inches wide are permitted. No cut tires.
10. Racing fuel permitted. No Nitrous Oxide permitted.
11. Stock springs and overloads only. No blocked suspension permitted.
12. Helper springs or air bags may be utilized; however, either will count as an add on.



High Output Street: This class is intended for the hottest of the "still street legal" gas trucks. The class has the most permitted modifications or add on's of any street legal class offered here.
1. All general rules apply.
2. Valid State Vehicle Registration and Inspection ARE NOT REQUIRED.
3. Engine must be of the same brand as manufactured chassis. (Ex. Dodge truck/Dodge engine, Ford truck/Ford engine).
4. Limited to one (1) four-barrel carburetor.
5. A high-rise manifold is permitted.
6. Factory fuel injection and turbo chargers allowed.
7. Headers allowed with mufflers.
8. Exhaust should exit rear of truck or vertical stacks behind cab.
9. Internal engine changes are permitted.
10. NO frame alterations are permitted.
11. Positive or welded differentials are permitted.
12. Must have a working suspension components (hangers, shackles, and springs); however, suspension may be temporarily blocked in some manner.
13. Rims up to a maximum of 10 inches wide are permitted. Tread width up to a maximum of 12 inches wide are permitted. D.O.T. tires only. Cut tires allowed. No wrangler type tires, bar (tractor tread) or stock car tires.
14. Racing fuel is permitted. No Nitrous Oxide permitted.

Outlaw Gasser: This is the hottest class of Gas Trucks that we drag race here. This class has the "most permitted modifications or least amount of restrictions" depending on your point of view. A truck in this class is not required to be "Street Legal".
1. All general rules apply.
2. Fuel injection, turbos, and supercharges are permitted.
3. Headers may protrude through hood.
4. Hood modifications allowed for fuel injection, turbos and supercharges providing stock appearance is maintained.
5. Multiple carburetions are permitted.
6. Modified trucks may run without radiator; motor may be moved forward, but must stay behind grill.
7. Engine may be of different manufacturer than chassis.
8. Frames may be different than manufacturer than the body of the truck; however, wheels must be in original wheel well location in relationship to the body being used. The center of the top of any tire must be within 6 inches plus or minus the center of original wheel well of the body being used.
9. Positive or welded differentials are permitted.
10. Suspension blocking is permitted.
11. Rims up to a maximum of 10 inches wide are permitted. Tread width up to a maximum of 12 inches wide are permitted. D.O.T. tires only. Cut tires allowed. No wrangler type tires, bar (tractor tread) or stock car tires.
12. Gasoline, racing fuel, or alcohol is permitted. No Nitrous Oxide permitted.
13. An emergency kill switch is required.
14. Fire extinguisher required in cab.



Absolute Showroom Diesel: This class is intended for diesel trucks that are factory options and appearance. This class is intended for daily drivers and work trucks with few external add on's and no internal modifications. This class is for basically stock diesel trucks, no modifications.
1. All general rules apply.
2. 95% factory.
3. No internal or external modifications are permitted. (except air cleaner and exhaust system)
4. No Programmers, Tuners or EFI Live.
5. Exhaust should exit rear of truck or vertical stacks behind cab.
6. Truck exhaust system must pass state inspection and inspection of Track Officials.
7. A technical safety inspection is required at registration.
8. An upgrade or aftermarket air cleaner is permitted.
9. Turbos are to be original and stock. This is no swapping between makes or aftermarket permitted in this class.
10. No supplemental injection systems (examples: propane, methane, water injection, etc.)
11. No. 2 Diesel fuel only.
12. Tires must be DOT tires (no cut tires). No wrangler type tires, bar (tractor tread).  Duals allowed on dually trucks only
13. Snow plow frames are permitted on front of truck.
14. No frame or suspension modifications. No suspension add ons, air bags or helper springs. No blocked suspension.
15. No laptop computers allowed.

Street Diesel Class: This class is intended for diesel trucks that are slightly more than stock in options and appearance. These trucks will be a little hotter than those in "absolute showroom", however, must still be "street legal" (that means pass state inspection including paperwork). This class permits limited modifications as listed below:
1. All general rules apply.
2. All electronic tuners, lap tops, data loggers allowed.
3. An upgraded or aftermarket air cleaner is permitted.
4. Exhaust should exit rear of truck or vertical stacks behind cab.
5. Truck exhaust system must pass state inspection and inspection of officials.
6. No. 2 Diesel Fuel only. Nitrous Oxide injection IS NOT permitted. No supplemental injection systems (example: propane, methane, water injection, etc.). Factory Turbo.
7. Tires must be DOT tires (no cut tires). No wrangler type tires, bar (tractor tread). Duals permitted on dually trucks only.



Super Street Class: This class is for slightly more than street class. Class modifications are listed below:
1. All general rules apply.
2. Tuner allowed.
3. Exhaust should exit rear of truck or vertical stacks behind cab.
4. Tires must be DOT approved (no cut tires or tractor tread). Duals on dually trucks only.
5. No. 2 diesel fuel only. Methoral injection allowed.
6. Traction bars allowed.
7. Upgraded turbo allowed.



Outlaw Diesel: This is the hottest class of diesel trucks that we drag race here. This class has the "most permitted modifications or least amount of restrictions" depending on your point of view. A truck in this class is not required to be "street legal".
1. All general rules apply.
2. Fire extinguisher required in cab.
3. Helmets, seat belts, fire suits required.
4. Safety blanket on automatic transmissions.
5. All tuners, lap tops, data loggers allowed.
6. Turbos are unlimited single or 3.2 atmosphere twin.
7. Fuel: Diesel, Nitrous, Propane, water/meth are permitted.
8. Positive or welded differentials are permitted.
9. Removable/adjustable suspension stops, suspension traction bars, ladders bars, airbags and travel straps are all permitted. Suspension blocking is permitted.
10. Vertical exhaust systems are permitted.
11. Pulling tires and cut tires allowed.

For info and directions call Daryl at 717-830-0224